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BLOK-CONTAINER SYSTEM 

 

Tender C for App, Coding and Software Integration Services 

The ‘BLOK Container System’ has been designed to improve the efficiency of container terminal operations. It comprises one (or more) of a Spreader (to pick up to 4 empty containers), a Rig (for twistlock removal and VTL testing), Cert (for accredited certification of the VTLs) and a Terminal Trailer for jigging and transporting multiple containers. 

The work required: 

BCS has invented and applied for patents on a system for certifying containers lifted in VTL to be safe for handling immediately prior to lifting. BCS invites tenders from experienced qualified consultants to work and produce the system for the BLOK Cert to include the following:- 
 
• Systems Analysis 
• Application and database coding 
• Terminal and ship’s operating system integration 
• Hardware procurement (robust tablet) 
• Classification Society witness, approval and acceptance 
• Quayside trials 
Timings 
The work is to commence by August 2019. 
 
Price 
A fixed price quotation and completion date of the design is required. 
All and any shortcomings or unknowns to complete the tender are to be identified. 
 
Location 
to be within easy access to Warwickshire, UK, at the designers own expense for time and cost. 
 
Payment Terms 
Monthly invoice, settlement 30 days from approval. 
 
Track Record 
required with experience and references. 
 
Applications 
by email with clear demonstration of how the criteria can be met to martin.clive-smith@blokcontainersystems.com.  
 
Dates of Tender 
9th April. Closing date 26th April 2019. 
 
Weighting Criteria 
for choosing the designer is as follows: Price 15% / Technical Specification 25% / Supply Timescale 25% / Experience Track Record 35% 
 
This project is to be part funded through the European Regional Development Fund 
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